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RA-GAP - Tax Gap Analysis (VGAPX)


This online course, presented by the Fiscal Affairs Department, provides instruction on how to prepare and execute VAT gap estimation model (VGEM) of the IMF’s Revenue Administration Gap Analysis Program (RA-GAP).

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    Target Audience

    Officials in ministries of finance and revenue administrations involved in tax gap and revenue performance analysis.

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    Participants are expected to have strong familiarity with government finances, value-added tax (VAT) design, and at least an intermediate level of familiarity with national accounts. Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills and access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection with a Google Chrome web browser are essential.

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    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

    • Prepare the data inputs for VGEM.
    • Produce and interpret the results from VGEM.
    • Diagnose and correct for errors that might be effecting the results.
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    Upcoming Offering

    Start date End date Location Session No. Primary & (Interpretation) language Apply
    October 17, 2019 April 30, 2020 Course conducted online OL 19.119 English Apply online by April 16, 2020
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    This new course provides instruction on how to prepare the data for and execute the VAT gap estimation model (V-GEM) of the IMF’s Revenue Administration Gap Analysis Program (RA-GAP).

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